Joseph C. Jewell III Killed by Columbus Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
888 E. Dublin Granville Road
Mapping Police Violence:

Joseph Jewell was wanted on a delinquency count of murder in the death of Erique Forney Jr., 17, officers acting on a tip went to a hotel around 4 p.m. looking for Jewell and knocked on the door of a room. Jewell opened the door and immediately began firing at officers, police said. Three officers shot and killed the boy.

Victim's Name: Joseph C. Jewell III

Agency Responsible: Columbus Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 17

Race: Black

Date of Death: February 20, 2020

County: Franklin

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5556

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